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110 E. Walnut Street, Oglesby, IL 61348 • 815-883-3389

Regular Meeting Minutes: May 4, 2020

A REGULARMEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 4, 2020 AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.   (The meeting was not open to the public, it was live-streamed on Facebook).

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve the regular meeting minutes from April 20, 2020.   AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA

Public comments on agenda items only: none

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CULLINAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to approve bills as presented. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Al Torper Industries, Inc. $ 63.15; Ameren Illinois $ 34.86; Anixter Inc. $468.65; Barnhart $ 945.00; BPC Planning $ 223.30; BHMG Engineers $293.12; Bima, Tammy $100.00; Call One $ 3,058.03; Coble, Greg & Dawn $ 275.00; Comcast Business $ 3,990.89; Complete Integration & Service $ 562.50; Connecting Point $ 523.75; Conway Shield $ 250.00; Corcoran, Dale $ 47.50; Core & Main $ 932.00; De Lage Laden Financial $ 277.38; Debo Ace Hardware $ 26.85; Dinges Fire Company $ 99.99; Econo Signs $ 558.64; Edens, Cathie $ 308.01; Fluech, Lacey $ 6.17; Foster Coach Sales, Inc. $ 5.50; Grainco FS $ 596.06; Grainger $ 154.40; Halm’s Auto Parts $ 149.88; Hawkins, Inc. $ 846.00; Hayse, Doug $ 533.18; Humana Insurance $ 31,842.31; Hy-Vee Inc. $64.80; Il Assoc. of Chiefs $ 360.00; Il Public Risk Fund $ 4,480.00; Il Valley Excavating $1,483.75; IVRD $ 5,865.00; Illini State Bank Mastercard $ 4,,496.04; IVCH $ 457.80; John Deere Financial $ 263.95; John Pohar & Sons $ 6,368.20; John Senica Jr. $8.98; Kendrick Pest Control $ 105.00; Kittilson’s Garage $ 190.57; Kramarsic, Doug $ 500.00; Landcomp Landfill $ 1,760.62; Lasalle Office Supply $ 189.99; Mautino Distributing $ 13.00; McDonald, Kathe $ 100.00; Mertel Gravel $ 966.70; Miller, Krista $ 50.00; Mississippi Valley Pump $ 1,180.00; National Government Services Inc. $398.32, NCPERS Group Life Insurance $ 16.00; Nighthawk Total Control $ 28,338.33; Pg;esby Grade School $ 97,149.65; Republic Services $ 28,292.40; Rupert Concrete $ 1,000.00; Smart Source LLC $ 2,977.35; Springfield Electric $ 316.91; Standard Insurance – Life $ 1,073.69; Sunrise Supply $ 44.00; USPS $ 741.98; USA Bluebook $ 135.22; Verizon $168.32,; WEX Fleet Services $ 2,388.75.                      TOTALS $ 228,194.76

Commissioner Lijewski swears in Doug Hayse as the Oglesby Chief of Police.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to appoint Chief Doug Hayse to the Illinois Valley Regional Dispatch board.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to seek bids for the sale of property located at 216 East Walnut Street.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.  Attorney Andreoni states his letter had the wrong address listed on it.  Attorney Andreoni states the city has the title to the property but suggests maybe Brian Spelich and Jim Clinard inspect the property.  Attorney Andreoni states the property is located in the TIF district and the property may be negotiable for that reason.  Attorney Andreoni states that publishing it for at least 30 days would be ideal.  Mayor Rivara said it may take some time and hopes someone is interested in the property.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to resume Oglesby façade program for 2020 and establish committee members. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to extend the water rate increase.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.  Commissioner Curran states it was to start May 1, 2020.  Commissioner Curran states that he is not opposed to the extension for one more month but anything after that warrants a discussion as it could affect the city’s grant eligibility.

Old Business:  Commissioner Lijewski feels it is ok to wait until the next meeting to make a decision in regards to cancel Summer Fun Fest.  Commissioner Lijewski brings up the matter of the 50/50 drawing and possibly extending into a Fall event for the City.  In doing this it would allow the money in the fund to grow.  Attorney Andreoni advises extending it because the city contributed a large portion to the fund.  Commissioner Curran asks what the nest event is and Commissioner Cullinan suggests letting it build it as well.  Commissioner Curran has concerns about canceling at the next city council meeting as it is exactly 30 days away at that point.  Commissioner Argubright questions the status of the carnival.  Mayor Rivara gives a brief explanation of the carnival’s plans.  Commissioner Argubright asks for verification on canceling any contracts for Summer Fun Fest.

Commissioner Curran gives explanation on why he voted against moving ahead on Senica Square.  Commissioner Curran praised the previous administration in regards to their research they did and the plan that was implemented.  Commissioner Curran feels the costs and risks were too great and that is why he voted against it.  Commissioner Curran feels that future plans should be looked at for the space.  Mayor Rivara states both property owners on either side of Senica Square have been contacted about possibly having murals put on their buildings.  Mayor Rivara states that due to the current with the lockdown everything is put on hold right now.  Commissioner Curran asks about putting together a committee in the future to see what can be done.

Commissioner Reports:

Argubright:  none

Lijewski:  Fire Department had 10 call outs.  Ambulance had 60 calls outs with 30 being transfers.  Commissioner Lijewski will be meeting with Chief Hayse to go over soon priorities for the police department.

Curran: water dept; hydrant flushing and bids for the water tower re-painting are out.  Electric dept; (city clerk states that the live feed is being project vertically rather than horizontally) GTI expansion projects continues, all power requirements are complete.  The reason Commissioner Curran mentions it is because additional rates may be added.  BHMG will be conducting an electric rate study.  The electric rate study will be added to an agenda in the future.  Commissioner Argubright questions what % of studies actually come back suggesting a lower rate?  He guesses less than 5%.  Mayor Rivara states the city’s electric rates are competitive and feels they are in the lower 3rd percent.  Mayor Rivara says the city needs to look at what happens when 32% of the generation is shut down.  Mayor Rivara gives an explanation of how electric rates and generation happen.  Mayor Rivara feels that keeping the rates competitive will keep the city in good shape.  Commissioner Curran addresses Commissioner Argubright in regards to the difference between the water and electric rate study.  Commissioner Curran feels there is no foreseeable issue with the current electric rates.  Street dept; branch chipping through the week.  Street maintenance: in mid-January Commissioner Curran was notified about work that will happen on Columbia street in 2021.  Commissioner Curran talks about the cost estimate for the project.  Commissioner Curran talks about the possibility of a grant to help with the costs of the project.

Cullinan: the Mayors Day parade on 05/05/2020 is canceled.  The city rec sign up on 05/16/2020 is canceled.  The summer camps will be postponed until a later date.  Commissioner Cullinan said he has been contacted about opening the parks.  Commissioner Cullinan and Parks & Rec. Director Bob Ghighi feel it is not a problem to reopen the parks.  Mayor Rivara interjects that he has a problem with reopening the parks.  Commissioner Cullinan explains that the playgrounds will be covered, shelters, restrooms, docks, the basesball field, basketball courts, and the park benches will be off limits.  No groups or gathers will be allowed.  Commissioner Cullinan feels if social distancing is practiced it should be okay.  Commissioner Cullinan would also like to see police patrol the area and enforce the rules.  Commissioner Cullinan states the city cannot have an officer in one spot for the day.  Commissioner Lijewski asks if fishing at McPhedran park would be allowed?  Commissioners Cullinan, Argubright and Lijewski discuss some of the options in regarding to possible opening.  Mayor Rivara states he understand the need to return to normal but asks for patience and understanding.  Mayor Rivara gives figures in regards to the COVID 10 virus impact.  Mayor Rivara suggest to continue on the same route for the next two weeks.  Commissioner Cullinan states that if things don’t go the way the Council wishes then they would have to close things again.  Commissioner Cullinan gives examples of surrounding area that have opened.  Commissioner Argubright gives the I & M Canal as an example.  Commissioner Cullinan states there should be limitations.  Commissioner Curran states his concerns in comparison to what the Governor recommends.

Mayor Rivara asks the Commissioners to come up with a plan and meet with them individually on how to ease into opening things and not put the city into a bind.  Mayor Rivara states it has to be done smart and slow and with a plan.  Commissioner Argubright asks if recreational fires are still banned?  Mayor Rivara states it was because of the amount of people.  Commissioner Lijewski states that keeping it to a minimum is a good idea.

Mayor Rivara reads the verbiage to enter into closed session.

A motion to enter into closed session is made by Commissioner Curran, seconded by Commisioner Lijewski at 7:45 p.m.

A motion to return to regular session is made by Commissioner Lijewski, seconded by Commissioner Curran at 9:03 p.m.

The council has reviewed closed session minutes.  A motion is made by Commissioner Argubright, seconded by Commissioner to release closed session minutes for the following dates: 02/05/2018, 05/07/2018, 06/04/2018, 08/06/2018, 03/04/2019, 07/01/2019, 08/05/2019, 10/07/2019 and 01/30/2020.  Attorney Andreoni speaks up and states that correct date should have been 01/20/2020. City Clerk notes the error and makes the correction.

A motion to adjourn was made by Commissioner Argubright, seconded by Commissioner Curran at 9:06 p.m.

Amy Eitutis

City Clerk

Special Meeting Minutes: March 17, 2020

A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2020 AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:30 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.

Public comments on agenda items only:  none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to place on file Ordinance 1112-033020 Pertaining to Local State of Emergency. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Public Comments:  Becky Clinard asks why the Ordinance is being placed on file, since it is an emergency shouldn’t it be automatically approved.  The Clerk responds that a letter was sent from Attorney Andreoni to place it on file and approve it at the next meeting.

A MOTION TO ADJOURN REGULAR MEETING WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN at 6:34 p.m. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Amy Eitutis, City Clerk

Working Meeting Minutes January 13, 2020

A WORKING MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020 AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.

Public comments on agenda items only: Drew Merriman addresses item #6 on the agenda in regards to the Police Department.  He discusses the Fires & Police Board meeting he attended.  He also states than an officer showed up and stated he was promised to be Sergeant.  Merriman questions how frequently meetings are being held.  Merriman asks who promised the patrolman he was going to be made Sergeant?

#5 -Home Rule is addressed in that it allows the city to use monies from hotel/motel tax.  Mayor Rivara said it allows the city flexibility.  He feels it should be discussed and wants input from the residents of the City.

#6-Mayor Rivara addresses issues within the police department and what can be done to make things better for the employees and the City.  Mayor feels the meal time policies are a good idea, secondary employment is in the labor agreement and he does not understand the issue.  Mayor Rivara feels there needs to be proper rest for the officers and that shifts need to be covered.  Retiree medical insurance costs is addressed and stated that should they find full time employment they can get off the city’s insurance and save the city money.  Drew Merriman asks if the age limit is 65? Mayor responds it is.  Mayor Rivara gives an example of a retired employee. Mayor states there is no hidden agenda it is a cost savings to the city of $473.00 per month for single coverage.

Cullinan states that he and Chief Knoblauch had a discussion in regards to previous policy changes.  He said he directed Chief to send an email in regards to meal time breaks, secondary employment has a glitch and the schedule will remain the same for now.  Cullinan asks to have a schedule of everyone that is working which includes Chief Knoblauch.  Argubright states this was asked to be done six months ago.  Cullinan talks about secondary employment and that he didn’t read it earlier Cullinan and the Mayor feel it is dangerous to return to a shift too soon.  Cullinan gives an example of Officer Duttlinger.  Argubright questions working for another City.  Cullinan feels there should be a time frame that the officers need to have off in between shifts.  Mayor Rivara gives and example of what he feels is an unsafe.  Argubright questions the Mayor.  Mayor Rivara questions covering shifts.  Cullinan suggests the guy working upstairs and can he pulled down to work the shifts?  Mayor Rivara states the Cullinan is the Police Commissioner. Drew Merriman laughs from the audience Mayor Rivara bangs his gavel.  Mayor Rivara addresses Drew Merriman and that he said nothing at the Fire & Police Board meeting.  Drew Merriman questions why Brett Valle was at the Fire and Police Board meeting, Mayor Rivara tries to stop Drew Merriman twice.  Drew Merirman states the Officer Duttlinger and Klinefelter were hired because they were friends of Chief Knoblauch.  Merriman states the Officer Valle was hired as a favor to his father.  Merriman continues to state his opinions on the hiring of officers.  Cullinan states he spoke with Atty. Andreoni about the hiring process because he was unsure how to proceed and that he should have been told that when he took office.  Curran addresses Cullinan about items on his handout.  Curran states he and Argubright spoke and that maybe an addendum may be best to address issues.  Cullinan discusses how things were handled when he was an officer.  Mayor Rivara gives an example of the situation and how a decision is made in regards to who has to cover a shift.  Cullinan states how it was handled when he was an officer.  Curran questions the hiring list and asks if there is a possibility of part time officers.  Lijewski stated that it was looked into prior to Officer Stone retiring.  Cullinan states that he has conflicting information about whose responsibility it is to start the hiring process.  Mayor Rivara states that he is under the impression that the current hiring list didn’t want to be used because of its age.  Cullinan feels that the names on the list should be offered the position.  Curran asks if the Fire and Police Board meet regularly?  Cullinan said he thinks they do quarterly.  Mayor Rivara asks Chief Knoblauch to come to the podium and shed some light on the issue.  Chief Knoblauch states that after the meeting on 01/09/2020 Cullinan recommended merging the two lists together the secretary will call the attorney to get direction on how to do that.  He states the next meeting is 01/20/2020.  Chief Knoblauch gives the names:  Matt Glupczynski, Curt Martin and senior member Don Shield and that they are independent board governed by state statute.  The patrol list is good until September of this year and the Sergeant list is good until November 2021.  Chief believes that a new list was wanting to be created based on the 01/13/2020 Police & Fire Board meeting. Curran asks if there are 2 different lists and are we looking to replace at a Sergeant level?  Chief replies yes.  Mayor asks if there has been a promotion to which Chief replies no.  Chief states he believes the reason Brett Valle was here was because he was promised he was going to get promoted.  Chief Knobluach said it was because of an e-mail from Cullinan to which he (Valle) was told that.  Curran questions how many names are on each list?  Drew Merriman questions Chief Knoblauch why Officer Mandujano has not been made a Sergeant?  Chief replies he would have to ask the Fire and Police Board.  Chief Knoblauch states the Board creates the list and are in charge.  Argubright asks if Chief was here for the process?  Chief replies he did not attend interviews or give any preference points.  Curran asks if promoting from within is a possibility?  Mayor Rivara asks how the rating is done?  Chief replies there is an oral and written exam and the Chief can give 20 points to any officer, per state statue.  Argubright asks Chief if he had any input to which Chief replies that did not give any preference points to anyone and that he chose to stay out of it.  Chief said it is not mandatory to give points and he opted not to.  Curran asks Chief about the status of a grant, a discussion between them is held.  Mayor Rivara states that he is open to suggestions.  Lijewski stated that several months ago it was decided that a mediator would be used (Gary Peterlin) to help with the issues and inquired about how that was going.  Mayor and Cullinan stated he was going to come in but is currently on vacation.  Curran states that an addendum may be helpful to the officers and the city and suggest part time officers.  Mayor Rivara said a resolution needs to happen and the he wants the officers safe and is willing to take a look at issues and solve them.  Mayor Rivara cites examples of his concerns (working alone/checking in).  Drew Merriman addresses the Council in regards to the hiring list.  Merriman states his opinion about the way Lijewski, Curran and Rivara went after Commissioner Cullinan at the last meeting.  Chief Knoblauch states that he would remove himself from attending Fire & Police meetings.  Mayor Rivara said he was glad the Chief attended because he gave direction and learned a lot from it.  Lijewski said she would like to see item #6 off of the agenda because it has been on there since May and would like to move forward.  Cullinan said he wants the Chief to put the policies back in place and if there is a problem, he will address it.  Chief replies that he will send an e-mail tomorrow.  Cullinan and the Chief discuss some of the issues.  Chief Knoblauch and Cullinan agree the issue of the schedule needs to be clarified.  Officer Padilla states that the schedule was submitted a while ago and that they had heard nothing and that is was assumed it would stay as is.  Curran questions why the schedule is in the contract if no one likes it and it cannot be modified.  Chief states that he agrees with Cullinan in regards to not enough in between schedules.  A discussion is had amongst the Council members in regards to how to better the department.  Officer Padilla replies that there were several issues to be addressed and that at this point the officers were going to wait until the contract expires.  Mayor Rivara responds he’d be willing to do that assuming all parties agreed in order to avoid arbitration.  Drew Merriman addresses the Council in regards to the Fire & Police Commission: he states his opinion about the hiring process of police officers.  Argubright questions the Police & Fire Board documents being held at a residence.  Mayor Rivara replies that they are now at City Hall in a secure location.  Tom Porter discusses the past practice of how the firing process happens within the Police Department.  Tom Porter discusses the hiring lists and merging of the two lists.  Porter states that the best way to hire an officer is to go off of the current list.  He states that the Board is to be notified that there is a position to be filled and it is their job to do so.  Commissioner Cullinan asks Porter about what his responsibilities are in the hiring process?  Cullinan states that he is having a letter drawn up from Atty. Andreoni and does he have to have it presented to present it to the Council?  Tom Porter states past practice has been to notify the Fire & Police Board.  Cullinan said he was told the council has to vote on it.

#7-Curran explains the current state of the Walnut Street bridge and the failing beams.  Curran also states that he went to the County and got approval for $500,000 on a long term maintenance plan.  The solution will not happen for approximately four years.  The temporary solution is to put out delineators which will shorten the width of the bridge but will allow for passing over it until repairs happen.

#8-Seneca Sqaure-Mayor states the bid came in at $1.5 million dollars and that the city does not have that kind of money.  Rivara has talked to the contractor and NCICG to try and salvage as much of the $400,000 grant as possible.  Mayor has talked to Senator Rezin as well about the grant/plans.  Drew Merriman asks what dollar amount would be agreeable?  Mayor replies that he cannot put a figure on the proposal but gives some ideas as to how to modify it.  Drew Merriman offers suggestions as to how to save costs.

#9-Schmidt building- Argubright states he believes there is a bankruptcy lien on the building and if that is the case the City does not want to purchase it.

#10-façade program-Mayor states the city will math up to 50% of improvements and gives additional information about the grant.  Argubright suggests adding an additional $5,000 to the current figures.  Curran said that some of the issues are having to pay prevailing wage and that limits businesses from participating.

#11-Canoe landing-Argubright says the forms are ready to be sent in.  Argubright is waiting for a form from the State.

#13-Communication Hazard and Outage Plan-Curran discusses the details of the plan.  Curran discusses authority levels  Curran states that the Mayor has input on events.  Argubright states that authority is now taken away from the commissioners to which Curran replies no. Curran gives examples of how the plan would work.  Mayor Rivara interjects that he made a decision in regards to Halloween and that he did not discuss it with Commissioner Cullinan and that he should have.  Melanie Cullinan states that Mayor’s phone call was inappropriate to her husband.  Curran continues discussing the plan and how it is designed to work.  Curran questions whether a motion is needed or the plan has to be placed on the agenda.  Mr. Eattoni states that he will look into the correct way to adopt the plan.

#12-Economic Developer- Mayor Rivara states that the city is looking to hire a developer and grant writer to help develop Oglesby.  Rivara gives an example of a grant that was missed out on in regards to sidewalk repair.  Drew Merriman suggests a person …. Mayor states that he has spoken to two people in regards to the position.

#14-Goal Setting-Lijewski states that she would like to a list of goals to be achieved as a Council.  Lijewski states that one of her goals was the accounting system the ambulance department uses and it is in the process of being switched over.  Argubright and Curran give comments.  Lijewski would like to see the city in a better place and make a difference.  Curran agrees with Lijewski about goals to achieve and the communication between the council.

#15-Old Business- Curran discusses the salt building (pictures are handed out to the Council).  He states that his biggest concern is that the city odes not own the building.  Curran discusses issues in the pictures presented.  Argubright questions the pictures and issues in regards to the building.

Argubright states his concern is leaving the city in a better financial state.  Curran gives further explanation as to his reasons for wanting the salt storage building.

Amy Stone questions the issue of police overtime.  Mrs. Stone suggest the Police Chief assist in covering shifts.  Mayor Rivara thanks her for her suggestion.  Melanie Cullinan states that she also works where her supervisor also fills in when needed.

Officer Padilla stresses the importance of getting another officer hired quickly as he believes another officer will be leaving the department in March.  Padilla suggests going off of the current list the department has.  Commissioner Cullinan states that he has to send a letter to the Fire & Police Board asking them to start the process.  The Board is scheduled to meet on 01/20/2020.  A discussion is held in regards to the officer who may be leaving in March.  Commissioner Cullinan states that merging the list will take longer and that the people on the current list should be asked first.

Tom Porter addresses the meaning of a working meeting.  Commissioner Curran states he believes that actions can be taken at working meeting.  Tom Porter states there is no such thing as a working meeting, it is a special meeting.

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE by LIJEWSKI, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Amy Eitutis, City Clerk.

 

Meeting Minutes: December 16, 2019

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMNER 16, 2019, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGURIGHT SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve the regular meeting minutes from December 2, 2019.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Public comments on agenda items only: none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve bills as presented AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, CULLINAN, RIVARA.

ATD of Lasalle County $ 835.00; Anixter $ 375.00; Benefit Administrative Systems $ 254.95; Brandt Builders $ 38,489.91; Carrico, Nick $ 5,449.00; Champaign Signal and Lighting $ 18,710.25; City of Oglesby $ 48.27; Clark, Rebekah $ 161.80; Columbia Pipe and Supply Co. $ Comcast Business $ 607.90; Comcast Internet $274.70; Communications Direct Inc. $ 120.56; Complete Integration & Service $ 312.50; Connecting Point $ 330.00; Core & Main $ 823.32; De Lage Landen Financial $147.53; Debo Ace Hardware $ 459.34;  Double M Trucking $ 420.00; Efficient Billing Systems, Inc. $ 2/980.27; Eitutis, Amy $ 23.20; Emergency Medical Products $ 114.76; Fastenal Company $ 667.49; First Midwest trust $ 3,399.98; GL Scheri Electric $ 3,615.00; Halm’s Auto parts $ 181.97; Hawkins, Inc. $ 806.20; Hygienic Institute $ 355.55; ILMun Elec Agency $ 215,743.27; Il Municipal Cooperative $ 116,628.00; Il Valley Fence & Pool $ 1,600.00; Illini State Bank Mastercard $ 1,375.53; IVCH $ 758.00; John Senica Jr. $ 593.36; John’s Service & Sales $ 1,096.48; Kilday, Baxter & Assoc. $ 225.00; Kilttilson’s Garage $ 1,373.07; Klein Thorpe & Jenkins $ 132.50; Knoblauch, James $6.63;  Lafarge Aggregates $ 316.13; Lasalle Office Supply $ 446.07; Lawson Products $ 556.07; Lexipol LLC $ 4,155.00; Mautino Distributing $ 13.00; Maze Lumber $ 99.72; Menards $ 1,617.76; Mississippi Valley Pump $ 8,110.00; MTCO $ 139.87; News Tribune $ 364.50; Nighthawk Total Control $ 1,000.00; Oscar’s Automotive $ 486.11; Overhead Door Co. $ 70.00; Perona, Peterlin & Andreoni $3,579.75; Putnam County Painting $ 12,100.00; Radar Man Inc $ 210.00; Republic Services $ 27,349.32; Rivara, Dominic $ 163.56; Ruppert Concrete $ 1,920.00; Schonstedt Instrument $ 2,887.00; Secretary of State $ 10.00; Sherwin Williams Co $ 155.90; Smart Source LLC $ 6.300.33; Springfield Electric Supply $ 417.00; St. Margaret’s Health $ 1.58; Staples Credit Plan $ 250.49; TEST Inc $ 16,458.33; Torres, Juan $ 73.66; Uline $ 935.54; United Rentals $ 89.10; Weiden, David $ 143.01; Western Aggregates LLC $ 378.00     TOTALS: $ 511,273.77

A MOTION WAS MADE BY LIJEWSKI, SECONDED BY CURRAN to Approve Ordinance 1095-121619 an Ordinance amending Ordinance 1081-091619 authorizing golf carts/neighborhood vehicles for use within the city of Oglesby.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve Ordinance 1096-121619 an Ordinance abating the taxes heretofore levied for the year 2019 payable in the year 2020, to pay debt service on general obligation bonds, series 2013.   AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA. CURRAN abstains.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CULLINAN to approve Ordinance 1097-121619 an Ordinance Abating the taxes heretofore levied for the year 2019, payable in 2020 to pay debt service on general obligation bonds, 2010A. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.  CURRAN abstains.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve Ordinance 1098-121619 an Ordinance Abating the taxes heretofore levied for the year 2019, payable in 2020 to pay debt service on general obligation bonds, 2010A.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.   CURRAN abstains.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve Ordinance 1099-121619 an Ordinance levying taxes for all corporate purposes for the City of Oglesby for the fiscal year beginning 05/01/2019 ending 04/30/2020.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.  CURRAN abstains.

A discussion of the water rate study is initiated by Curran. Curran provides information on the study’s findings.  Curran discusses the possibility of having different rates for senior citizens.  Attorney Eattoni states that while it is not illegal to do so he cautioned that it could create issues and open up the possibility for it to be challenged by others.  Curran recommends that the Council may want to look into separate rates in regards to residential and commercial.  Mayor Rivara advises looking into the matter further.

Old Business: Curran gives the date that the wastewater plant was built (1955).

Public Comment:  Chief Knoblauch speaks about the No Shave November and the amount of money that was raised ($410).  Chief Knoblauch also discusses the Shop for a Cop program that occurred.  Chief Knoblauch also states for the record that he is in favor of hiring a new Police Officer and is also in favor of part time officers.

Commissioner’s Reports:

Argubright-discusses the passing of the ATV Ordinance and inspections and the procedures.

Lijewski-discusses the IMIC visit and that the City is doing well in regards to accidents and losses.

Lijewski gives totals for Ambulance and Fire Department call outs.

Curran – none

Cullinan- discusses the inspection and procedures

Mayor Rivara- none.  Wishes everyone a Merry Christmas.

 

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE by CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Amy Eitutis, City Clerk.

 

Meeting Minutes: December 2, 2019

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMNER 2, 2019, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGURIGHT SECONDED BY LIOJEWSKI to approve the regular meeting minutes from November 18, 2019.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Public comments on agenda items only: none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve bills as presented AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, CULLINAN, RIVARA.

A & B Garage $ 412.69; Aflac 4 35.90; Airgas $ 152.82; Ameren IP $ 1,821.85; Anixter $ 24,985.51; ASCAP $ 372.35; ASK Enterprisers $ 5,479.20; Axon Enterprise $ 1,584.00; Benefit Planning Consultants $247.00; BHMG Engineers $4,990.44; BCBS $ 26,447.53; Call One $ 2,253.89; Chamlin & Associates $ 15,863.75; Columbia Pipe & Supply $ 1,209.75; Comcast Business $ 444.29;  Complete Integration $ 3,042.50; Conway Shield 4 14,312.36; Daley’s Super Service $ 1,109.13;  Edens, Cathie  $380.66; Feece Oil Co. $ 2,695.45; Flags USA $ 617.00; Holloway’s Portable Restrooms $ 210.00; Hopkins & Assoc. $ 900.00; Il Public Risk Funds $ 3,648.00; Il Valley Assoc. of Chief $ 30.00; IVCH $ 82.00; John Senica Jr. $ 39.94; Johns Service & Sales $1,458.36; Kendrick Pest Control $185.00; Kilday, Baxter & Assoc. $ 60.00; Kittilson’s Garage $ 9,71.74; Lasalle Office Supply $ 332.53; Margis, Mike $ 7.95; Marincic, Mark $ 211.71; Menards $ 816.30; Mertel Gravel $ 3,776.76; Misch Excavating $ 450.00; Mora-Nieto Jessica $ 50.00; MRC General Contractors $ 700.00; Nance Kathryn $ 159.58; NCPerS Group $ 16.00; NewsTribune $ 209.50; NIMCA $110.00; Oglesby Municipal Band $ 2,915.00; Ruppert Concrete $ 6,472.00; Smart Source $ 3,121.27; Standard Insurance $ 1,239.72; TEST $108.00; Technology  Management $ 539.30; USPS $ 707.32; Universal Utility Supply $ 2,739.56; WEX Fleet $ 3,445.80    TOTALS $ 152,658.32

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CULLINAN, SECONDED BY LIJWESKI to Approve Ordinance 1093-120219 establishing the terms of employment, including the wage structure                                   for the Oglesby Chief of Police.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CULLINAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to approve Ordinance 1094-120219 Execution of a grievance settlement between the City of Oglesby and the Fraternal Order of Police.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY LIJEWSKI, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to place on file Ordinance 1095-121619 an Ordinance amending Ordinance 1081-091619 authorizing golf carts/neighborhood vehicles for use within limits of the city of Oglesby. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA. A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to place on file Ordinance 1096-121619 an Ordinance abating the taxes heretofore levied for the year 2019 payable in the year 2020, to pay debt service on general obligation bonds, series 2013.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.   CURRAN abstains.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to place on file Ordinance 1097-121619 an Ordinance Abating the taxes heretofore levied for the year 2019, payable in 2020 to pay debt service on general obligation bonds, 2010A.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.  CURRAN abstains.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to place on file Ordinance 1098-121619 an Ordinance Abating the taxes heretofore levied for the year 2019, payable in 2020 to pay debt service on general obligation bonds, 2010B.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.  CURRAN abstains.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT SECONDED BY CULLINAN to place on file Ordinance 1099-121619 an Ordinance levying taxes for all corporate purposes for the City of Oglesby for the fiscal year beginning 05/01/2019 ending 04/30/2020.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.  CURRAN abstains.

Attorney Andreoni gives explanation what ordinances 1096-1099 mean in regards to the City of Oglesby.  Without adoption of the Ordinances the City will be indebted for approximately $900,000.00.  Attorney Andreoni goes on to further explain how the levy works and what levying does within a municipality. Police pension and bonds are discussed at great length. Curran questions Andreoni about some of his concerns with the proposed Ordinances.  Attorney Andreoni goes into further details in regards to the levys. Mayor Rivara questions the City’s standing in regards to the police pension fund.  Attorney Andreoni discusses the Police Pension fund and investments and rate of return.

A discussion of the water rate study is initiated by Curran. Curran provides information on the study’s findings.  Argubright asks Curran about future projects and funding.  Curran states the City is operating on a thin budget in regards to the water department.  Curran goes over the proposed rate increases and how it would effect the City and the residents.  Mayor Rivara questions giving senior citizens a discount to which Attorney Andreoni says he will have to look into that.  Mayor Rivara agrees that a rate increase is needed.  Curran states the Oglesby’s water rates are the lowest in the area.  Rivara states because of that the City cannot qualify for grants.  A discussion is had on different rate structures.

Old Business: none

Public Comment:  Verne Siemers asks a questions from the audience but does not approach the podium.  Scott Stavrakas approaches the podium.  He discusses the flooding in his residence.  He talks about the issues of where the water from the 223 duplex runs.  Mr. Stavrakas questions what the City can do to fix the issue.  Mayor Rivara states the City is already looking into the issue and gives further information.

Commissioner’s Reports:

Argubright-none

Lijewski- acknowledges Ambulance Director Cathie Edens being featured in a local news article over the past weekend regarding women in charge of their respective fields.

Curran – water:  Prospect street repairs are done.  There is repair work to be finished East of Cookie Kingdom.  Leaf vac will be extended through 12/06/2019.

Cullinan- Shop with a Cop program will continue this year.

Mayor Rivara- none.

 A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN SECONDED BY LIJEWSKIto enter in to closed session at 7:50 p.m. for The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of a specific employee or legal counsel for the public body. Also, collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representative, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.

 AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, CULLINAN, RIVARA.

A MOTION TO GO BACK INTO OPEN SESSION WAS MADE AT 8:55 p.m. by CURRAN SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION TO ADJOURN REGULAR MEETING WAS MADE AT 8:56 p.m. by CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT.

 

 

 

Amy Eitutis, City Clerk

Meeting Minutes: November 18, 2019

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY LIJEWSKI SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to approve the regular meeting minutes from November 4, 2019.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Public comments on agenda items only: none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CULLINAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve bills as presented AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, CULLINAN, RIVARA.

A & B Garage $ 42.64; Airgas $ 5.58; Ameren IP $ 159.44; Anixter $ 1,072.15; Batteries & Things $ 215.40; Carretto, Mario $ 993.27; Central Millwright $552.00; Chamlin & Assoc. $ 1,296.00; City of Oglesby $ 36.50; Columbia Pipe & Supply $1,512.30; Comcast Internet $ 209.81; Connecting point $ 566.25; Core & Main $ 5,515.00; Daley’s Super Service $ 650.07; De’Vine Floral and Designs $ 40.00; Double M Trucking $ 412.50; Emergency Medical Products $ 735.00; Fastenal Company $ 1,105.76; Fence Specialties $ 2,420.00; Ficek Electric $ 3,742.42; Flags USA $759.00; Fletcher Reinhardt $ 4,825.26; Ghighi, Bob $ 300.00; Grabowski, Allyson $ 143.05; Halm’s Auto Part’s $ 6.00; Hawkins $416.40; Higgins, Allen $ 3.99; Hygienic Institute $ 355.55; Il Association of Chiefs $ 110.00; IL Mun Elec Agency Revenue $ 238,479.39; IL Valley Excavating $ 12,047.25; Illini State Bank $ 1,176.05, Ince, Stephanie $ 154.41; IVCH $ 2,720.01; Jack’s Gas & Service $ 30.00; John Senica Jr. $366.16; Kittilson’s Garage $ 842.90; Lasalle Office Supply $ 94.48; Leone’s $ 266.26; Mautino Distributing $ 6.50; Menards $ 41.07; Mertel Gravel $ 2,196.19; Mike’s Pro Shop $ 50.00; MTCO $139.87; NCPERS Group Life Ins. $16.00; News Tribune $ 1,223.46; On Site Repair $6,127.00; Oscar’s Automotive $ 476.98; Perona, Peterlin $ 1,993.75; Peru Greenhouse $ 705.00; Police & Sheriff Fees $ 17.55; Republic Services $ 750.00; Rivara, Dominic $ 163.56; Ruppert Concrete $ 3,450.00; Schimmer Inc $ 1,491.02; Smart Source $ 2,895.11; Springfield Electric $ 310.91; Stryker Sales Corp. $ 123.55; T.E.S.T. $16,482.33; Teleflex LLC $ 194.50; Umbarger, Max $ 132.29; United Rentals $ 139.04; Universal Utility Supply $ 792.18; Verizon $ 167.80; WLP/WAJK $ 1,268.00; WTH Technologhy $ 81.00                       TOTALS $ 320,649.99

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve Ordinance 1090-11189 an ordinance amending Ordinance 1084-091619 establishing fees for provisions for disposal of tree branches and lawn care refuse.  AYES: CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.    NAYS: CULLINAN, ARGUBRIGHT

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve Ordinance 1092-111819 authorizing the hiring of an Economic Developer. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CULLINAN SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to place on file Ordinance 1093-120219 establishing the terms of employment, including wage structure for the Oglesby Chief of Police. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CULLINAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to Place on file Ordinance 1094-120219 execution of a grievance settlement between the City of Oglesby and the Fraternal Order of Police.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to Place on file Ordinance to be referred to the Planning commission for public hearing to be held on 12/11/2019 at 6:00 p.m.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A discussion was held in regard to the water rate study that was done by TEST & Chamlin & Associates.  Dave Lourie, the General Manager with TEST Inc. gives a presentation is regards to the need for a new water treatment plant and the need for good infrastructure.  Don Bixby with Chamlin & Associates discusses the result from the water study that was done.  The largest issue Chamlin & Associates discovered was also the need for a water treatment plant.  The estimate for the building of a new plant is approximately $15 million dollars.  Curran thanks both Lourie & Bixby for their presentation on the findings of the study.  Mayor Rivara asks where the plant would be located.  Dave Lourie states that the City is currently not meeting the limits required by the EPA.  Dave Lourie reminds the Council that the City relies on the revenues from both water and sewer.

 

Old Business: none

Public Comment:  Rick Rigazio asks what the increase size of a plant would be.  Dave Lourie said there is not a plan.  Rigazio asks details about the growth factor included in the new plan as well.  Curran states that he is trying to get a plan in place.  Drew Merriman questions a $5.00 fee that was added to residents bills in the past that was never removed.  Merriman also discusses the current taxes also.  Merriman asks if the rates will be reduced once the money has been raised in order to fund the water treatment plant.  Merriman questions how old the current water treatment plant is.

Commissioner’s Reports:

Argubright-none

Lijewski- announces the Christmas event to be held on 12/15/19 from 3:00-6:00 p.m.  Details to follow.

Curran – leaf vac will continue through 11/22/2019.  The salt storage estimates are being looked in to.  The GTI project may have to be sub-contracted.  Street department was able to save some money and do some trenching themselves, which was a savings to the City.

Cullinan- none

Mayor Rivara- a working meeting will be held on 11/25/2019 at 6:30 p.m.  On 11/14/19 bids for Seneca Square were opened.  There were 3 bidders.  The low bidder was Gensini Construction for $ 1,189,470.85.  One bid for the ice skating rink was received and the City chose not to open it and agreed to extend the deadline for that.  The City will schedule a meeting with the Seneca Square committee.  The meeting will be held after Thanksgiving some time.  There is still an issue with the Post Office in regards to the drop box in from of the Post Office and the City is looking into getting a drop box located at City Hall.  

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE by ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Amy Eitutis, City Clerk

Meeting Minutes: November 4, 2019

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.

A presentation was made by Commissioner Cullinan to honor the retirement by Sergeant Bob Stone.  A brief history of Sergeant Stone’s work history was given by Commissioner Cullinan.  A plaque was presented to Sergeant Stone.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve the regular meeting minutes from October 21, 2019.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Public comments on agenda items only: none.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT , SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve bills as presented AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, CULLINAN, RIVARA.

ATD of Lasalle County $1,420.00; AEA Inc. $ 3,545.71; AFLAC $ 35.90; Airgas LLC $93.75; ALtec Industries $1,052.27; Ameren IP $820.99; Argubright, Thomas $ 20.20; Bennett, Fred $741.05; BHMG Engineers $ 1,774.81; Blue Cross Blue Shield $ 72,167.06; Call One $2,139.84; Carrico, Nick $ 11,618.50; Central Millwright $ 1,967.42; Columbia Pipe & Supply $356.07; Comcast Business $66.90; Core & Main $ 707.00; Country Kids Farm Fresh Produce $ 250.00; De Lage Landen Financial $ 147.53; De’Vine Floral $ 66.06; Dollar General $ 47.10; Dresbach Dist. $ 189.70; Efficient Billing $ 270.28; Emergency Medical Services $ 2,075.16; Fastenal Company $ 136.62; Feece Oil Co. $ 3,269.24; Ficek Electric $ 261.00; Foster Coach Sales $ 27.73; GI Scheri Electric $ 2,110.00; Halm’s Auto Parts $ 455.89; Harlow, Holden $ 160.29; Hawkins $ 532.30; Holloway’s Portable Restroom $ 570.00; IL Dept. of Innovation & Tech. $ 539.30; IL Public Risk Fund $ 4,488.00; Il Valley Cellular $ 1,065.47; IVRD $ 5,865.00; IVCH $ 274.11; John Deere Financial $ 410.73; John Senica Jr. $ 39.94; John’s Service & Sales $ 418.44; Kendrick Pest Control $ 105.00; King Tire $ 35.00; Klein , Thorpe & Jenkins $ 450.50; Lafarge Aggregates $ 496.34; Lasalle Office Supply $ 164.55; Mautino Dist. $ 32.50; Menards $ 1,105.48; Mertel Gravel $2,593.63; Meters & Controls $3,506.04; Mississippi Valley Pump $ 7,557.00; Newstribune $230.45; Oglesby Elks Lodge $ 100.00; Putnam County Painting $ 21,700.00; Republic Services $ 27,315.68; Rivara, Dominic $163.56; Rivara, Jeff $ 48.49; Schrock Repair $3,623.00; Shelor, Mary Jo $154.35; Smart Source $2,852.70; Springfield Electric $ 472.69; Standard Insurance $697.62; Staples $ 105.72; Starved Rock Communication $ 130.00; Sterling Commercial Roofing $ 17,550.00; Storm, Jamie $ 50.00; Stryker Sales Corp. $ 310.00; T.E.S.T. $ 278.00; Teleflex $574.00; USPS $707.78; USA Bluebook $ 488.23; Wex Fleet Services $ 3,418.05; Wolseley Indust. $16.39 TOTALS : $224,355.28

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve Ordinance 1088-102119 agreement between the City of Oglesby and IBEW Electrical workers.  AYES: CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.    NAYS: CULLINAN, ARGUBRIGHT

Mayor Rivara gives an explanation as to how the pay rates will change.  Lijewski asks the Council what alternatives where?  Argubright and Curran discuss the hiring outside workers.  Argubright and Curran continue to discuss the expenses, work needing to be done and staffing of the Electrical department.  Mayor Rivara comments on the current rates the City of Oglesby offers compared to surrounding municipalities.  Argubright questions what other officers make in comparison to those in surrounding areas.  Mayor Rivara states the insurance and benefits.  Argubright questions Curran as to who negotiates the IBEW increase?  Mayor Rivara responds he did.  Drew Merriman comments.  Curran gives his reasons as to why he is in favor of the increase.  Argubright and the Mayor discuss bringing in outside sources to assist the City.  Argubright continues to give his opinion.  Curran gives more explanation as to the current state of the Electric department and to how they are behind in their workload and how he hopes to maintain it because it generates revenue.  Curran and Argubright debate the issue.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve Ordinance 1089-110419 authorizing the purchase of real estate located at 246 E. Walnut Street, Oglesby. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve Ordinance 1090-111819 an Ordinance amending Ordinance 1084-091619 entitled an Ordinance establishing fees for provisions for disposal of tree branches and lawn care refuse. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Curran gives explanation of the changes made to the Ordinance.  Argubright questions who will keep track of the time the employees are at the residence and the pricing breakdown.  Curran reads the Ordinance and fees.  Argubright asks if the fees being charges will cover the costs to the City.  Curran and Argubright discuss the matter.  Argubright states he thinks the fees are too high.  Mayor Rivara gives explanation also as to why the Ordinance and fees were put in place.  Curran asks Argubright for his suggestions.  Lijewski also agrees with the changes.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to table Ordinance 1090-111819 an Ordinance amending Ordinance 1084-091619 entitled and ordinance adopting the land development code of Oglesby.

AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Attorney Andreoni recommends tabling the Ordinance and gives explanation as to why.  Andreoni continues to discuss the changes and criteria regarding the Ordinance and possible changes that will need to be made to the personnel policy.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to Place on file Ordinance 1092-111819 authorizing the hiring of an Economic Developer for the City of Oglesby.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Argubright gives some background on Jeff Ratajczak. A MOTION WAS MADE BY LIJEWSKI, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHTI to approve a $100.00 donation to the Oglesby Elks Lodge for Trivia Night on 11/02/2019. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Argubright states criteria should be established to determine donations in the future. Mayor Rivara states that he tries to keep the donations local.

Discussion of the addition of other commercial use electric rates is made by Curran.  Curran gives explanation of the rate breakdowns.  Curran discusses how this may effect local business owners both present and possible new ones from coming to the City.  Argubright asks about what an electrical study would do for the City.  Curran states that there would be a cost to perform the study.  Argubright voices his concerns in regards to spending in more money than you bring in now and in the future.  Curran responds to Argubrights concerns.  Mayor Rivara gives details in regards to the electric department and the need to be able to attract new business to the West end of town and how the Electric department pays for a lot of the City’s expenses.  Curran mentions the different DS rates and how they can help.  Argubright questions this.  A discussion is had in regards to the billing software we use.

 Old Business: none

Public Comment:  Drew Merriman questions why Halloween was not called off.  He also thinks the electrical concerns are more important than the proposal of Senica Square and also a new Police Station.  Mayor Rivara starts to address Merriman when Argubrgiht asks whose decision it was to make the call to which the Mayor responds “his”.  Mayor Rivara gives example of surrounding towns and how he came about keeping it on the 31st.  Mayor Rivara addresses the concerns in regards to where money is to be spent.  Merriaman questions how much lineman experience Mark Marincic has.  Mayor Rivara gives a background of his experience but states he is not a lineman.  Greg Stein states he was happy Trick or Treat went ahead as planned.  Stein questions the figures in regards to the IBEW wage increase.  Curran gives explanation of who this will effect.  Greg Stein asks what the City’s plan is with the property at 246 E. Walnut St?  To which the Mayor replies it will be torn down.  Stein comments about the smells in regards to cannabis.

Commissioner’s Reports:

Argubright-none

Lijewski-  reports that her departments are running smoothly.  The ambulance department had 95 call outs and the fire department had 19 calls.  Nothing from the Parks department.

Curran – electrical dept is focusing on current projects.  A water rate study was conducted and will be making a presentation on the matter.  Prospect street water line will begin soon.  The Cedar Creek subdivision inspection’s are about ½ done.  Curran thanked the residents for their cooperation.  Argubright questions the drainage issues.  Curran states his concern is to make sure residents are not breaking law. Argubright feels there should be a plan in place to fix the issue.  A discussion continues between Argubright and Curran in regards to the issues in the Cedar Creek Subdivision.  Street: leaf vac will continue until Thanksgiving.  Curran discusses a Hazard and Outage Plan that is being implemented and updated.  Argubright questions if it just utilities to which Curran replied no and that discussions were held with all parties concerned.  Curran asks for further input from the Council

Cullinan- questions Attorney Andreoni in regards to the current ATV Ordinance that is in place.

Andreoni gives the history behind the Ordinance that was adopting in Spring Valley.  Andreoni feels that the ordinance is geared more towards golf carts and not ATV’s and that it should be revised.  Cullinan states that he and Chief Knoblauch would like to set a specific date for inspections.  Argubright says that stickers are ordered but not in yet. Greg Stein states the ordinance is unfair in regards to how it effects Oglesby to which Argubright replied that we are not home ruled.  Drew Merriman states they are not made to be driven on the street.  More discussion continues in regards to the speed limits on certain streets within the City.  Chief Knoblauch replies to public comments.

Mayor Rivara- discusses adding buildings to IVCC and how it would benefit.  Mayor talks about plants that are closing, the loss of jobs and what the kilowatt rates currently are.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to enter in to closed session at 8:16 p.m. for the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of a specific employee or legal counsel for the public body. Also, collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representative, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.  

 AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, CULLINAN, RIVARA.

A MOTION TO GO BACK INTO OPEN SESSION WAS MADE AT 9:26 p.m. by ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION TO ADJOURN REGULAR MEETING WAS MADE AT 9:28 p.m. by LIJEWSKI SECONDED BY CURRAN.  ARGUBRIGHT absent from regular session.

AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

 

 

Amy Eitutis, City Clerk

Meeting Minutes: October 21, 2019

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2019, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN CURRAN, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.  ABSENT: LIJEWSKI.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve the regular meeting minutes from October 7, 2019.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Public comments on agenda items only: none

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT , SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve bills as presented AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, CULLINAN, RIVARA.

A.H. Stock Manufacturing $ 145.18; Ameren IP $ 158.21; Apple Press $ 190.35; Argubright, Thomas $ 145.25; Brownlee Data Systems $ 864.00; Calderon, Sergio $ 61.27; Carretto, Mario $ 1,071.88; Carrico, Nick $ 3,980.00; Columbia Pipe & Supply Co $ 390.17; Comcast Business $ 609.09;Comcast Internet $ 173.96; Complete Integration & Service $ 1,625.00; Connecting Point $ 330.00; Core & Main $ 1,800.00; Cosgrove Distributors $ 74.29; Davis, Chelsea $ 251.43; De Lage Landen Financial Services $276.19; Delta Glovves $ 95.40; Double M Trucking $ 420.00; Dresbach Distributing $ 24.95; IL Mun. Elec Agency Revenue $ 286,095.61; Hawkins Inc $ 800.20; Ficek Electric $ 4,671.05; First Impression $1,238.00;Ince, Stephanie $204.41; Illini State Bank Mastercard $ 7,566.03; IVCH $ 355.55; Jacob & Klein $ 8,779.25; John Senica, Jr. $ 230.63; John’s Service & Sales $ 272.36; Kenco Fire Equipment $ 988.42; Killilson’s Garage $ 599.46; LaFarge Aggregates $ 775.46; Menard’s $ 55.32; Mertel Gravel Co, $ 804.75; Newstribune $ 282.83; Oscar’s Automotive $ 4,117.00; P & D Sign Company $ 2,725.00; Peterlin, Andreoni & Perona $ 2,321.75; Positive Promotions $ 147.93; Ray O’Herron Co. $ 1,588.00; Republic Services $ 27,366.58; Pavers & More $ 520.00; Rush Power Systems $ 5,448.04; Sherwin Williams $ 198.36; Springfield Electric $ 1,550.46; Sterling Commercial Roofing $ 1,950.00; TEST $ 16,470.33; Town & County Services $ 7,387.48; Universal utility Supply $ 1,728.00; Utility Equipment $ 72.00; Watson, Patrick $ 160.00                          TOTALS : $410,571.28

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to approve Ordinance 1085-102119 Public Comment at council and committee meetings.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, RIVARA.    NAYS: CULLINAN

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve Ordinance 1086-102119 Bonus $1,200.00 for Asst. City Clerk Patty Eichelkraut. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY               , SECONDED BY                 to approve Ordinance 1088-102119 agreement between the City of Oglesby and IBEW 51 Electrical workers. ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Argubright makes comments on his feelings.  Curran and Argubright discuss the pros and cons of the establishing a raise to the Electric department. Mayor Rivara explains the reasons behind trying to establish a higher rate of pay for the Electric Department. Discussion and explanation goes back and forth in regards to the topic.  Cullinan asks if Wrobleski still works in the Electric Department?  Cullinan states that this is the second employee to leave the Electric department and asks what the problem is?  Cullinan states that he believes it’s not because of money.  Mayor Rivara suggests making a motion to table the Ordinance until a later time.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN to table Ordinance 1088-102119 agreement between the City of Oglesby and IBEW 51 Electrical workers.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to approve the bid for the Prospect Street Water Main Improvement Project.

AYES:  ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to approve the purchase of 2 transformers from T & R Electric for the GTI expansion project.

AYES:  ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Curran gives explanation and costs of the two transformers.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN to place on file Ordinance 1088-110419 authorizing the purchase of real estate located at 246 E. Walnut Street, Oglesby.

AYES:  ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Old Business:  none

Public Comment:  George Cullinan states that the Electric Department is what generates revenue for the City.  He feels that the City has a strong department and needs to protect it.  He cites reasons why it would be good to work for the City and that he supports increases the base pay for the Electric department.  Mayor Rivara gives more explanation as to why the City needs qualified workers.  Mayor Rivara and George Cullinan continue to discuss the matter.  Drew Merriman states that he feels it may benefit to look at Southern states to find qualified workers and to try and put together an employment package to entice people from other areas.  More discussion ensues between the Council members and Drew Merriman.  Rick Rigazio suggests creating a temporary job using retired lineman who would be willing to work on a short term basis.  Mayor Rivara gives his opinion as to why this may or may not work.  Argubright and Curran also give some input on the subject.  Greg Stein asks the Council questions about the proposed and current wages.  Stein asks if the proposed rates will be enough to attract qualified candidates.

Commissioner’s Reports:

Argubright-none

Lijewski- absent

Curran – Street dept: leaf vac will continue through Thanksgiving.  Electric dept: GTI work is happening. Water dept:  Curran discusses the recent water main breaks and gives explanation as to what happened.  Curran discusses the current plan for disasters.  Curran advises that department heads will meet to come up with an updated plan for issues that arise on a more frequent basis.

Cullinan- none.

Mayor Rivara-Mayor Rivara thanks the public who helped make HarvestFest a success.  Mayor reminds of the Trick or Treat hours.  Mayor reminds that Senica Square bids will be opened on 11/14/2019 at 10:00 a.m.  Mayor thanks Cookie Kingdom for their efforts for Cops 4 Cancer.

 A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE by ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, RIVARA.

Amy Eitutis, City Clerk

Meeting Minutes: October 7, 2019

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OGLESBY CITY COUNCIL WAS HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019, AT CITY HALL.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.

PRESENT:  COMMISSIONERS ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, MAYOR RIVARA, ATTORNEY JIM ANDREONI AND CITY CLERK EITUTIS.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY LIJEWSKI SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to approve the regular meeting minutes from September 16TH, 2019.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Public comments on agenda items only.   Drew Merriman addresses the Council in regarding to Ordinance 1085-102119 in regards to public speaking.  He questions why it is being put in place and the cost to have the Ordinance drafted.  His opinion is that it does not need to be changed.  Mayor Rivara addresses the comment: he feels it is fair and has guidelines.  There is a 5 minute limit for both public comment and public comment regarding agenda items.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve bills as presented AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, CULLINAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

ATD of Lasalle County $ 135.00; AFLAC $ 35.90; Airgas USA LLC $5.58; Altec Industries $ 1,186.69; Ameren IP $ 955.35; Andreoni, James $ 794.32; Anixter $ 209.85; Asher, Rebecca $ 236.55; AK Enterprises $ 2,704.71; Benefit Planning Consultants $ 252.90; BHMG Engineers $ 486.74; BSN Sports $ 251.99; Call One $ 2,162.90; Central Millwright $ 1,537.52; Chamlin & Associates $ 6,615.00; Columbia Pipe & Supply $ 1,109.29; Comcast Business $ 626.15; Comcast Internet $ 76.90; Complete Integration $ 16,350.00; Connecting Point $ 52.50; Conway Shield $ 238.50; Core & Main $ 1,180.00; Cosgrove Distributors $ 145.82; Curran, Jason $ 257.61; Daley’s Super Service $ 89.53; De Lage Landen Financial Services $ 143.81; Debo Ace Hardware $ 112.22; Dickinson House Foundation $ 60.00; Dinges Fire Company $ 76.62; Dresbach Distributors $ 170.65; Eitutis, Amy $ 622.99; Fastenal Company $ 513.00; Fender Menders $ 1,303.29;Fletcher-Reinhardt Co. $ 4,496.06; Foster Coach Sales $ 63.64; Grainco FS $ 504.90; Halm’s Auto Parts $ 239.98; Harding, Sure $ 112.41; Hawkins $ 1,482.30; Health care Service Corp $ 36,083.53; Hoke, April $ 192.01; Hygienic Institute $ 355.55; Il Dept. of Innovation & Tech $ 539.30; Il Fiber resources $ 3,3000.00; IL Public Risk Fund $ 4,488.00; Il Valley Cellular $ 1,065.02; IL Valley Excavating $ 785.00; Il Valley Regional Dispatch $ 5,865.00; Impact Networking $ 42.56; IMUA $ 2,219.25; Inman Electric $ 1,737.34; ITRON Inc. $ 823.89; JD Lock & Key $ 158.00; John Deere Financial $ 954.35; John’s Service & Sales $ 98.40; Kendrick Pest Control $ 185.00; Klein Thorpe & Jenkins $ 3,312.50; Knoblauch Advertising $ 212.96; Knoblauch, James $ 116.00; Landcomp Landfill $ 2,530; Light Poles Plus $ 3,324.00; Lincomm $ 325.00; Lowell Farm Drainage $ 13,855.12; Mautino Dist. $ 6.50; Maze Lumber $ 131.80; McGowan, Billie $ 144.38; Menards $ 645.48; Mertel Gravel Co. $ 777.00; Milpro $ 9,282.00; Milus, Brandon $ 191.12; MTCO $ 139.87; Municipal Code Corp. $ 900.00; Myer Equipment $ 880.77; Newstribune $ 115.23; Nighthawk Total Control $ 1,525.00; Picco, Mike $ 632.00; Pipe Fitter’s Welfare Fund $ 1,482.97; Pomp’s Tire $ 533.36; Red’s Truck Repair $ 542.10; Republic Service $ 28,065.68; Rivara, Dominic $ 245.41; Rolando, Ryan $ 192.04; Sarah’s Pony Rides $ 750.00; Schuda, Raymond $ 212.66; Smart Source LLC $ 8,558.16; Springfield Electric Supply $ 90.00; Standard Insurance $ 697.62; Staples Credit Plan $ 59.50; Stryker Sales Corp $ 212.30; T.E.S.T Inc. $ 154.00; USPS $706.40; USA Bluebook $ 32.94; WEX Fleet $ 2,912.26; Wurster, Abbie $ 93.93                            TOTALS $ 193,774.70

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to place on file Ordinance 1085-102119 Public Comment at council and committee meetings.  AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, ,LIJEWSKI, RIVARA. NAYS: CULLINAN

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to place on file Ordinance 1086-102119 Bonus $1,200.00 for Asst. City Clerk Patty Eichelkraut. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to place on file Ordinance 1087-102119 agreement between the City of Oglesby and IBEW 51 Electrical workers. ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to place on file bids for the Prospect Street Water Main Improvement Project.

AYES:  ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

Curran discusses the bids that were submitted.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY ARGUBRIGHT to install solar installation in residential homes.

AYES:  ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY CURRAN to approve the purchase of property located at 246 E. Walnut Street for the cost of $ 1.00 to the City of Oglesby.

AYES:  ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY CURRAN, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI to approve a request from Oglesby Public School to block a portion of Bennett Avenue by Mormon Street on 10/31/2019 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. for a Halloween parade.

AYES:  ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA

 

Old Business: none.

Public Comment: none.

Commissioner’s Reports:

Argubright- none.

Lijewski- total Fire Department call outs were 10.  Total ambulance call outs were 95.

Curran-sewer on Park Avenue has been completed.  Road work was delayed but should start next week.  Leaf vac will begin the week on October 21, 2019 and should take approximately one week.  Mormon and Columbia will have a valve replaced in that area on 10/14/2019.  The west water tower will be cleaned and inspected.  The grant for the fire hydrants has been delayed due to bonds not being sold yet.  Cement pad will be poured soon for the transformer to go on.  Electric work will be done soon in preparation for Speedway construction.  GTI will be expanding soon also.

Cullinan- Thanks the Chief, Asst. Chief and officers who helped make the 2nd annual Cops & Bobbers a success.  A total of 45 kids participated.  25 gifts were given out also and lunch was provided.  Cullinan thanked the sponsors.  Trick or Treating will be held from 5:30-7:30 on 10/31/2019.  The ATV Ordinance is questioned in regards to what is acceptable.  Attorney Andreoni answers questions.  Cullinan states he and Chief Knoblauch would like to have set dates as to when inspections will be held.  Attorney Andreoni reminds that it will have to be in compliance with the statute and reads some of the items from the Ordinance.

Mayor Rivara- Senica Square bids deadline is 11/14/19 at 10:00 a.m. A meeting on 10/30/19 at 10:00 a.m. will be held.  GTI $10.5 million expansion will create 40-50 additional jobs and additional revenue to the electrical department.  City representatives have been preparing for the expansion.  Cookie Kingdom will hold a cookie sale this week and the Mayor asks for your support.  Leaf vac will begin 10/21/2019.

  1. A MOTION WAS MADE BY LIJEWSKI SECONDED BY CULLINAN to enter in to closed session at 7:34 p.m. for The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of a specific employee or legal counsel for the public body. Also, collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representative, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.

 AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, CULLINAN, RIVARA.

 

A MOTION TO GO BACK INTO OPEN SESSION WAS MADE AT 8:16 p.m. by ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI. AYES: ARGUBRIGHT, CULLINAN, CURRAN, LIJEWSKI, RIVARA.

A MOTION TO ADJOURN REGULAR MEETING WAS MADE AT 8:16 p.m. by ARGUBRIGHT, SECONDED BY LIJEWSKI.  CULLINAN absent from regular session.

 

Amy Eitutis, City Clerk

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